Chapters & Clubs

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Keep checking the Clubs and Chapters page on the Brother Martin website for information about your local chapter or club.

Atlanta

Gary Froeba ’71 hosted a Pre-Game Party at the Omni CNN Center Hotel near the Georgia Dome. Attendees enjoyed complimentary food and soft drinks. Tommy Mitchell ’79, Barry Hebert ‘74, Mark Wisniewski ’81 and Kenny Spellman ’84 updated the group on campus activities.

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Austin

Joe Macaluso ’71 organized a gathering for the LSU vs Tennessee game in October at Stoneworks Big Rock Grille at the Rim in San Antonio.

Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge alumni and friends gathered at Lava Cantina on Perkins Rowe for the annual Fall Chapter Party. Johnny Harrison ’00, owner/operator of Lava Cantina, hosted the event. Bro. Neal ’57 CJ and Kenny Spellman ’84 updated attendees on school activities and invited everyone back to campus whenever they are in New Orleans.

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Birmingham

Birmingham

If you are interested in planning the event or want more information concerning the chapter, please contact the Alumni Office.

Charlotte

Charlotte

New Orleans Saints
vs.
Carolina Panthers
Thursday, October 30, 2014
8:25 PM at Bank of America Stadium

Alumni are invited to join us for the Saints game in Charlotte.

Tickets are $60 each; limit 2 per order. Tickets will be given on a “first come, first serve” basis. If you are interested, please call the Alumni Office (504)284-6700 or email kspellman@brothermartin.com to check on availability.

Follow instructions below and return with payment.

Please make checks payable to “Brother Martin Chapters”.

Orders must be placed by Friday, October 24, 2014.
Tickets will be mailed to you.

If necessary, other arrangements will be made.

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Dallas

Dallas

Members of the Dallas Alumni Chapter met on Sunday, November 10th at Dodie’s Reef in Dallas, TX for a Saints View Party. Dallas alumni and a guest were invited to the complimentary event for dinner and drinks. The group enjoyed visiting and cheering on the Saints in their big win over the Cowboys. Tommy Mitchell ’79, Development Director, was present to update the attendees on school activities and answer questions.

Denver

Denver

Alumni gathered at Jackson’s across from Coors Field for a chapter TGIF in August. The chapter event coincided with the Alumni Baseball Trip.

Gulf Coast

Gulf Coast

For information call Ron Brisbi ’67 SA 504-616-3845 or 228-222-3352 or Kenny Spellmen ’84, Alumni Director, at 504-284-6700.

Houston

Houston

Marisa and Tim Taylor ’97 hosted the annual Crawfish Boil on Saturday, May 3rd. Tim Taylor ’72 prepared burgers and hot dogs while Tim ’97 boiled the crawfish. Nick Lagattuta ’71 attended the event and updated the group on campus activity.

GOLD SPONSORS

Marisa & Tim Taylor ‘97
Vincent Avocato ’96
Davide Brown ‘07
John Gauthier ’97
Anthony Guccione ’58 SA
Patrick Miller ’97
Jacob Pepperman ’79
Karl Quezergue ’76
Brian Volante ’97

CRIMSON SPONSORS

Vince Bonura ’97
Edward Burke ’91
Greg Clement ’92
Mark Ganucheau ’00
Jeffrey Magill ’90
Tim Taylor ’72

CRUSADER SPONSORS

Patrick Weber ’98
Joe Gulotta ’02
Nicholas Balee ’05
Ray Haydel ’54
Tanner Boyle ’98
Howard Frantz ’48
Alden Lopez ’71

Lafayette

Lafayette

Lafayette Chapter Saints Party
New Orleans Saints vs. Carolina Panthers
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Party starts at 6:00 PM, Kick-off at 7:30 PM

Walk-On’s Lafayette
2336 Kaliste Saloom Road
Lafayette, LA 70508

Lafayette alumni and friends are invited to Walk-On’s Lafayette to watch the Saints/Panthers game. Appetizers will be served with a cash bar. You may order additional food off the menu and pay individually for other items.

Dress is casual; Saints attire is encouraged.

We are requesting sponsorships from individuals and area businesses to help offset the cost of this event. All sponsors will be acknowledged at the event, on our school Web site, our CGN (alumni business) Web site, our Annual Report and in our alumni publication, Century II (circulation 14,000).

Sponsorship Levels:
Gold Sponsor ($100 or more)
Crimson Sponsor ($50 to $99)
Crusader Sponsor ($20 to $49)

Please RSVP by Friday, Friday, October 24th.

Mandeville/Covington

Mandeville/Covington

Mandeville/Covington Chapter Social
Thursday, November 13, 2014
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Columbia Street Tap Room
434 North Columbia Street
Covington, LA 70433

There will be complimentary soft drinks and hors d’oeuvres with a cash bar.  Grads and guests are invited and dress is casual.  Come and join us for a night of fun, do a little networking and find out what’s going on at Brother Martin High School.

We are requesting donations from individuals and area businesses to offset the cost of this event.  A gift of any amount would be most appreciated.  All contributors will be acknowledged at the event, on our alumni business web site and in our alumni publication, Century II, which is distributed to all alumni and friends of Brother Martin (circulation 14,000).

Sponsorship Levels:

Gold ($100+)
Crimson ($50 – 99)
Crusader ($20 – 49)

Please RSVP by Friday, November 7, 2014

If you cannot make the social, please consider a donation to the Mandeville/Covington Chapter Fund.

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Midwest Chapter (MN, IL, IA, WI)

Minnesota Chapter Dinner
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
6:30 P.M.
Manny’s Steakhouse
825 S Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Minnesota alumni and a guest are invited to dinner.

Dave Wilson ’84, GM at Manny’s, will host the event. We will order off the menu and this will be a “pay your own way” dinner. Kenny Spellman ’84 will attend and will update you on school activities and answer questions.

Dress is business casual.

We are requesting sponsorships from individuals and area businesses to help offset the cost of this event. All sponsors will be acknowledged at the event, on our school website, on our CGN (alumni business) website, in our Annual Report and in our alumni publication, Century II (circulation 14,000).

Sponsor Levels:
Gold Sponsor ($100 or more)
Crimson Sponsor ($50 to $99)
Crusader Sponsor ($20 to $49)

Contact the Alumni Office at 504-284-6700 for more information.

Northeast (NY, NJ, CT, DE and east PA)

Northeast (NY, NJ, CT, DE and east PA)

Northeast alumni and members of the Alumni Baseball Trip gathered at O’Lunney’s near Times Square for a chapter social.  Nick Lagattuta ’71Tommy Mitchell ’79 and Kenny Spellman ’84 updated the group on campus activity.  Members of the Brother Martin community vacationing in New York joined the party as everyone shared stories and enjoyed a good time.

Northern California

Northern California

On Tuesday, May 13th, Northern California alumni were invited to a baseball game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.  Alumni and a guest were invited to a “Suite Party” with complimentary food and drinks, compliments of Mark Kaufman ’83 to watch the Oakland A’s take on the Chicago White Sox. Tommy Mitchell ’79 updated the group on school activities and invited alumni to visit campus whenever they are in New Orleans.  Thanks to all the attendees.

Orlando

Orlando/Tampa/St. Pete
Alumni Saints Party

Tampa area alumni and their families gathered at Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen in Winter Park, FL for a New Orleans Saints view party on Sunday, October 5th. ’Saders met to watch the New Orleans Saints take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. There was plenty of food and drink for everyone to go around. Development Director Tommy Mitchell ’79 was in attendance and updated the group on school activities.

Gold Roland Meyer  ’45 SA
Gold Gordon Pilet ’68 CJ  Interventions Enterprises LLC
Crimson Mr. and Mrs. Peter Heine

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Pacific Northwest

Pacific Northwest-PNW

Barry Hebert ’74 and Kenny Spellman ’84 travelled to Seattle to visit our Pacific Northwest alumni.  On Sunday, alumni (Greg Gex ’77 (sponsor) and Ricky Richard ‘81 from Nevada, Jay Joyner ’71 from Montana, Dwayne Mathieu ’81 from Washington and Graham Grisoli ’02 who recently moved to Seattle from Northern California) and friends gathered for a social.  Jay Romig ’72 and other alumni in Seattle for the Saints game joined the party.  On Monday, members of the group had lunch at The Steelhead Diner before heading to the game.  On the way, more alumni were spotted at a “Saints Party” at a New Orleans-themed establishment.  Later Al Serpas ’60 SA and Al Grunsky ’72 joined the group at the stadium.  Although the game didn’t go our way, the trip was a special event celebrating Brother Martin High School more than 2,700 miles away from home.

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San Antonio

San Antonio

Joe Macaluso ’71 organized a gathering for the LSU vs Tennessee game in October at Stoneworks Big Rock Grille at the Rim in San Antonio.

Slidell

Slidell

Saints View Party

Melinda and Barry Hebert ’74 hosted an event for Slidell alumni and guests to watch the Saints vs. Falcons game. Stadium food and drinks were served as guests viewed the game and shared stories. Kenny Spellman ’84 thanked everyone for attending; especially the event hosts and sponsors, and gave a brief update on the state of Brother Martin High School.

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Southern California

Southern California

Brandon Boudet ’89 hosted a crawfish boil at Dominick’s in West Hollywood. A large turnout of alumni, family and friends enjoyed crawfish and other special items, compliments of Brandon. Tommy Mitchell ’79 updated the group on school activities and invited alumni to visit campus whenever they are in New Orleans. Thanks to everyone who attended and our chapter sponsors!

Gold Sponsors
Martin Comer ’61 SA
Bill McGaffick ’70
Chris Spellman ’82

Crimson Sponsors
Russ Guidry, Sr. ’61 SA

Crusader Sponsors
Darren Sumich ’02

South Carolina

South Carolina

Alumni, family and friends gathered in Charlotte at Bank of America for the Saints vs. Panthers game. Members of the Crusader community met for a tailgate party before heading into the stadium, and Brother Martin President John Devlin updated the group on school activities.

South Central Mississippi

South Central Mississippi (USM)

Kenny Spellman ’84, Thomas Mavor and Justin Fleetwood visited the Student Union at the University of Southern Mississippi last Thursday to visit with alumni.  Brother Martin alumni shared stories of their college experience, filled out a brief survey concerning their “college readiness” and picked up some “schwag”.  Dr. David Jouandot ’03 and Alex Coppejans, Science instructors at Brother Martin accompanied eight current students as they observed lab experiments at the USM Science Department.

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South Florida

South Florida

South Florida Chapter Saints Party

South Florida alumni and their families gathered at Shuck N’ Dive in Fort Lauderdale, FL for a New Orleans Saints view party on Sunday, September 7th.  ’Saders met to watch the New Orleans Saints take on the Atlanta Falcons. There was plenty of food and drink for everyone to go around. Development Director Tommy Mitchell ’79 was in attendance and updated the group on school activities.

Gold Roland Meyer  ’45 SA
Gold Gordon Pilet ’68 CJ  Interventions Enterprises LLC
Crimson Mr. and Mrs. Peter Heine

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Tampa

Tampa

Orlando/Tampa/St. Pete
Alumni Saints Party

Tampa area alumni and their families gathered at Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen in Winter Park, FL for a New Orleans Saints view party on Sunday, October 5th. ’Saders met to watch the New Orleans Saints take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. There was plenty of food and drink for everyone to go around. Development Director Tommy Mitchell ’79 was in attendance and updated the group on school activities.

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Gold Roland Meyer  ’45 SA
Gold Gordon Pilet ’68 CJ  Interventions Enterprises LLC
Crimson Mr. and Mrs. Peter Heine

Triangle (NC)

Triangle (NC)

Triangle alumni and their guests were invited to join chapter leader Mark Falgout ’79 to watch the Saints & Falcons in an NFC South showdown at Carolina Ale House in Brier Creek. John Devlin, President of Brother Martin, was present to update the group on campus activities and news.

Washington DC

Washington DC

Alumni, family and friends headed to Washington D.C. for the annual Alumni Baseball Trip.  While in our nation’s capital the group toured national monuments, parks and museums in addition to attending two Nationals wins vs. the Mets at Nationals Park.  Before the Saturday game, our Washington D.C. Chapter held a party at Gordon Biersch.  Pat Pritchett ’78 organized the event and joined the group for both games.

Contact Information
Alumni & Development Office
4401 Elysian Fields Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 284-6700
Fax (504) 284-5888
alumni@brothermartin.com

If you are an alumnus of a club, team or organization that is not represented on this page and you are interested in reuniting your group, please contact Kenny Spellman ’84 at the Alumni Office. (504) 284-6700.

Band

Alumni Band Reunion & Performance

Schedule of Events
Saturday, November 1, 2014
10:00 a.m. Rehearsal in The Ridgley Center at Brother Martin High School
11:00 a.m. Tailgate Party outside of Tad Gormley Stadium
12:30 p.m. Enter the stadium with the band. (Family members are welcome to sit with the Alumni Band.)
1:00 p.m. Brother Martin vs. Jesuit Football Game
Alumni Band will perform some songs with the Brother Martin Band and some of our own!

See the Alumni Band page on our website for the list of songs.

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Baseball

Baseball

The inaugural Alumni Softball Game took place this past Saturday at Farley Field. Before the game, the 1984 State Championship team was recognized on their 30-year anniversary. Former Chief Justice Pascal Calogero ’49 threw out the first pitch. Judge Bob Burns ’62 SA and Jimmy Clark ’66 CJ coached the Farley Fielders to an early lead. Coaches Tom Schwaner ’57 SA and Butler Powell ’56 SA and “Spiders” rallied but fell short 8-5. After the game, alumni joined family and friends for food and drinks thanks to Sysco and Coca-Cola. Current Brother Martin baseball parents assisted at the event with registration and cooking.

Basketball

St. Aloysius, Cor Jesu & Brother Martin
Basketball Lettermen Reunion/Alumni Game

Saturday, December 20, 2014
Brother Martin vs. Ben Franklin
Conlin Gym

Draft Party
Thursday, December 18th • 6:30 p.m.
Lakeview Harbor
Complimentary food and cash bar
Please RSVP

Alumni Games begin at 10:00 a.m.
Team Meal with Alumni at 2:30 p.m.
Reception immediately following meal.

9th Grade 3:00 p.m.
JV Game 6:00 p.m.
Varsity Game 7:30 p.m.

$20 per player will include admission to Brother Martin game, game shirt and post-game reception. Alumni playing in alumni games must RSVP by December 1st.

The post-game reception is open to alumni and guests. Reception will include beer and soft drinks. (You must be 21 or older to drink alcohol.) Guests will pay regular game admission of $5.00 per adult and $2.00 per student.

Alumni who are not playing are encouraged to attend.

The following teams will be recognized on their championship anniversaries:
1940 Prep, 1945 Prep, 1955 Prep, 1970 District, State & National, 2005 District, State, 2010 State.

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’70′s State Champions
Basketball Reunion

Members of the 1970, 1971 and 1974 Brother Martin State Championship Basketball Teams and their family and friends reunited on August 16th at Lakeview Harbor.  Hunter Stewart ’75 initiated the reunion that attracted lettermen from across the country.  Donald Newman ’75, assistant coach with the Washington Wizards, came in from DC, Rodney “Snake” Montgomery ’75 from Atlanta, Eric Sander ’76 from Alabama and Ed Rossi ’70, Jay Trapani ’73, Joe Furlan ’72 and Ben Abadie ’76 all came over from Mississippi.  Others in attendance included Coach Andy Russo, Tommy Smith ’71, Dale Valdery ’71 and Charlie Furlan ’72 from the 1970 National Championship 36-0 team, Joey Zappardo ’73, Tom Cronin ’74, Jim McCulla ’74, Joe McManus ’75, Leroy Oliver ’75, Jim Klos ’77 and Bro. Neal Golden ’57 CJ.

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Cheerleaders

Cheerleader Reunion

Beautiful weather, the Crusader Spirit and a last second comeback victory were a winning combination for Homecoming 2014. Pre-game festivities kicked off with jambalaya from Pete Algero ’80, pizza, compliments of Sal Brocato ’88 and student ambassadors, under the direction of Debbie Broussard, serving to the masses. The Crusader Cheerleaders, the NJROTC Rifle Team and the Crusader Band performed followed by the introduction of the court. Inside the stadium, the 1964 St. Aloysius District Championship and the 1989 State Finalists football teams were introduced along with the 1999 State Championship cross-country team. Mike Maginnis ’65 SA and Ron Hebert ’65 SA served as honorary captains. The Crusader football team scored the winning touchdown with :18 seconds left to defeat Shaw 36-29 and send the Crusader Nation into a frenzy. After the game, alumni and friends gathered at Lakeview Harbor to celebrate.

Thanks to all our sponsors! (click to view)

Gold Sponsors
Alan Abboud ’65 SA – Football
Kevin Balser ’92 – Football
Charles Berault ’95 – Cheerleader
Salvador Brocato III ’88, Salvador Brocato III Attorney at Law - Football
Anthony J. Cash ’66 – Football
Robert Claypool ’89, Gulf Coast Aviation – NJROTC
Brian Corales ’97 – Football
Edward Desporte, Jr. ’63 SA – Football
Bill Dwyer ’65 SA – Football
Ronald Hebert ’65 SA – Football
Chris Lucas ’83 – Football
Chance Miller ’88, Miller Building Co. – Football
Coach Al Pontiff
Tom Rini ’67 SA – Football
Dr. Leni Sumich ’90, Eyecare Associates – Football
Joe Winkler ’69 SA – Football
Crimson Sponsors
Gregory Breerwood ’65 SA – Football
George “Lucky” Chaplain ’65 SA – Football
David Ducote ’04 – NJROTC
Joseph Kott, MD ’66 SA – Football
Michael Maginnis ’65 SA, The Maginnis Law Firm LLC – Football
Michael Maginnis ’65 SA, Maginnis Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC – Football
Edward O’Rourke, Jr. ’66 SA – Football
Ben Plaia ’65 SA – Football
Jim Schilleci ’65 SA – Football
Larry Tillman ’67 SA – Football
David Trepagnier, Jr. ’14 – NJROTC
Marcel Tullier ’97 – Football
Michael Zibilich ’66 SA – Football
Crusader Sponsors
Barry Bacon ’67 SA – Football
Paul Boquet ’01 – Cheerleader
Perren DuRapau ’12 – Cross Country
Andrew Genois ’14, IMPERA Wealth Management/Charles Genios – Football
Anthony Maenza ’75 – Cheerleader
John Mayer ’75, J & L Mayer Services, LLC – Cross Country
Rickey Schultz ’71 – Football
Joseph Smith ’65 SA – Football
David Trepagnier, Jr. ’14 – Cheerleader
Ted Williams ’67 SA – Football
Scott Zazulak ’83 – Cross Country
Zazulak Services, LLC

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Crimson Shield

Crimson Shield

Parkway Bakery hosted the annual Crimson Shield Social on Wednesday, December 18, 2013. Young alumni enjoyed po-boys, beverages and were updated by members of the faculty and staff. Daniel Nally ’10 and Matthew Quitzal ‘10 won the raffle prizes.

Thanks to our Crimson Shield Sponsors:

Gold Sponsors

Will Kirkikis ’08 – G & M Electric Co., Inc.

Crimson Sponsors

McHenry Taylor ’12

Crusader Sponsors

Philip Blitch ’09
Helen & Glen Bohte – Kevin Bohte ’10, Nick Bohte ’12
David Browning III ’12
Cody Ducote ’13
Garrett Puyau ’12
Matthew Quitzau ’10

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Cross Country

Cross Country
Cross-Country Reunion

Beautiful weather, the Crusader Spirit and a last second comeback victory were a winning combination for Homecoming 2014. Pre-game festivities kicked off with jambalaya from Pete Algero ’80, pizza, compliments of Sal Brocato ’88 and student ambassadors, under the direction of Debbie Broussard, serving to the masses. The Crusader Cheerleaders, the NJROTC Rifle Team and the Crusader Band performed followed by the introduction of the court. Inside the stadium, the 1964 St. Aloysius District Championship and the 1989 State Finalists football teams were introduced along with the 1999 State Championship cross-country team. Mike Maginnis ’65 SA and Ron Hebert ’65 SA served as honorary captains. The Crusader football team scored the winning touchdown with :18 seconds left to defeat Shaw 36-29 and send the Crusader Nation into a frenzy. After the game, alumni and friends gathered at Lakeview Harbor to celebrate.

Thanks to all our sponsors! (click to view)

Gold Sponsors
Alan Abboud ’65 SA – Football
Kevin Balser ’92 – Football
Charles Berault ’95 – Cheerleader
Salvador Brocato III ’88, Salvador Brocato III Attorney at Law - Football
Anthony J. Cash ’66 – Football
Robert Claypool ’89, Gulf Coast Aviation – NJROTC
Brian Corales ’97 – Football
Edward Desporte, Jr. ’63 SA – Football
Bill Dwyer ’65 SA – Football
Ronald Hebert ’65 SA – Football
Chris Lucas ’83 – Football
Chance Miller ’88, Miller Building Co. – Football
Coach Al Pontiff
Tom Rini ’67 SA – Football
Dr. Leni Sumich ’90, Eyecare Associates – Football
Joe Winkler ’69 SA – Football
Crimson Sponsors
Gregory Breerwood ’65 SA – Football
George “Lucky” Chaplain ’65 SA – Football
David Ducote ’04 – NJROTC
Joseph Kott, MD ’66 SA – Football
Michael Maginnis ’65 SA, The Maginnis Law Firm LLC – Football
Michael Maginnis ’65 SA, Maginnis Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC – Football
Edward O’Rourke, Jr. ’66 SA – Football
Ben Plaia ’65 SA – Football
Jim Schilleci ’65 SA – Football
Larry Tillman ’67 SA – Football
David Trepagnier, Jr. ’14 – NJROTC
Marcel Tullier ’97 – Football
Michael Zibilich ’66 SA – Football
Crusader Sponsors
Barry Bacon ’67 SA – Football
Paul Boquet ’01 – Cheerleader
Perren DuRapau ’12 – Cross Country
Andrew Genois ’14, IMPERA Wealth Management/Charles Genios – Football
Anthony Maenza ’75 – Cheerleader
John Mayer ’75, J & L Mayer Services, LLC – Cross Country
Rickey Schultz ’71 – Football
Joseph Smith ’65 SA – Football
David Trepagnier, Jr. ’14 – Cheerleader
Ted Williams ’67 SA – Football
Scott Zazulak ’83 – Cross Country
Zazulak Services, LLC

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Dionysians

Dionysians

Drama alumni and friends were invited to come back to school for a Dionysians reunion in the Benson Free Enterprise Library.  After the reunion, the guests stayed for the Drama Club’s performance of Guys and Dolls in the Auditorium.

Football

Beautiful weather, the Crusader Spirit and a last second comeback victory were a winning combination for Homecoming 2014. Pre-game festivities kicked off with jambalaya from Pete Algero ’80, pizza, compliments of Sal Brocato ’88 and student ambassadors, under the direction of Debbie Broussard, serving to the masses. The Crusader Cheerleaders, the NJROTC Rifle Team and the Crusader Band performed followed by the introduction of the court. Inside the stadium, the 1964 St. Aloysius District Championship and the 1989 State Finalists football teams were introduced along with the 1999 State Championship cross-country team. Mike Maginnis ’65 SA and Ron Hebert ’65 SA served as honorary captains. The Crusader football team scored the winning touchdown with :18 seconds left to defeat Shaw 36-29 and send the Crusader Nation into a frenzy. After the game, alumni and friends gathered at Lakeview Harbor to celebrate.

Thanks to all our sponsors! (click to view)

Gold Sponsors
Alan Abboud ’65 SA – Football
Kevin Balser ’92 – Football
Charles Berault ’95 – Cheerleader
Salvador Brocato III ’88, Salvador Brocato III Attorney at Law - Football
Anthony J. Cash ’66 – Football
Robert Claypool ’89, Gulf Coast Aviation – NJROTC
Brian Corales ’97 – Football
Edward Desporte, Jr. ’63 SA – Football
Bill Dwyer ’65 SA – Football
Ronald Hebert ’65 SA – Football
Chris Lucas ’83 – Football
Chance Miller ’88, Miller Building Co. – Football
Coach Al Pontiff
Tom Rini ’67 SA – Football
Dr. Leni Sumich ’90, Eyecare Associates – Football
Joe Winkler ’69 SA – Football
Crimson Sponsors
Gregory Breerwood ’65 SA – Football
George “Lucky” Chaplain ’65 SA – Football
David Ducote ’04 – NJROTC
Joseph Kott, MD ’66 SA – Football
Michael Maginnis ’65 SA, The Maginnis Law Firm LLC – Football
Michael Maginnis ’65 SA, Maginnis Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC – Football
Edward O’Rourke, Jr. ’66 SA – Football
Ben Plaia ’65 SA – Football
Jim Schilleci ’65 SA – Football
Larry Tillman ’67 SA – Football
David Trepagnier, Jr. ’14 – NJROTC
Marcel Tullier ’97 – Football
Michael Zibilich ’66 SA – Football
Crusader Sponsors
Barry Bacon ’67 SA – Football
Paul Boquet ’01 – Cheerleader
Perren DuRapau ’12 – Cross Country
Andrew Genois ’14, IMPERA Wealth Management/Charles Genios – Football
Anthony Maenza ’75 – Cheerleader
John Mayer ’75, J & L Mayer Services, LLC – Cross Country
Rickey Schultz ’71 – Football
Joseph Smith ’65 SA – Football
David Trepagnier, Jr. ’14 – Cheerleader
Ted Williams ’67 SA – Football
Scott Zazulak ’83 – Cross Country
Zazulak Services, LLC

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Golden Crusader

“Golden Crusader”

The 10th annual Golden Crusader Lunch was held on Wednesday, May 21st at Heritage Grill by Ralph Brennan. The opening prayer was said by Brother Neal Golden ’57 CJ, and the Class of 2014 Golden Crusaders were introduced, congratulated, and welcomed by the rest of the group.  The entire group shared a delicious lunch while sharing stories of the past and catching up on the latest news about each other.

The Golden Crusader Committee is Philip Averill ’04, Brian Barkemeyer ’79, Mike Calogero ’81, Gary Giepert ’80, Scott Hedlund ’97, Zach Materne ’01, Tommy Mitchell ’79, and John Person ’73.

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NJROTC

Beautiful weather, the Crusader Spirit and a last second comeback victory were a winning combination for Homecoming 2014. Pre-game festivities kicked off with jambalaya from Pete Algero ’80, pizza, compliments of Sal Brocato ’88 and student ambassadors, under the direction of Debbie Broussard, serving to the masses. The Crusader Cheerleaders, the NJROTC Rifle Team and the Crusader Band performed followed by the introduction of the court. Inside the stadium, the 1964 St. Aloysius District Championship and the 1989 State Finalists football teams were introduced along with the 1999 State Championship cross-country team. Mike Maginnis ’65 SA and Ron Hebert ’65 SA served as honorary captains. The Crusader football team scored the winning touchdown with :18 seconds left to defeat Shaw 36-29 and send the Crusader Nation into a frenzy. After the game, alumni and friends gathered at Lakeview Harbor to celebrate.

Thanks to all our sponsors! (click to view)

Gold Sponsors
Alan Abboud ’65 SA – Football
Kevin Balser ’92 – Football
Charles Berault ’95 – Cheerleader
Salvador Brocato III ’88, Salvador Brocato III Attorney at Law - Football
Anthony J. Cash ’66 – Football
Robert Claypool ’89, Gulf Coast Aviation – NJROTC
Brian Corales ’97 – Football
Edward Desporte, Jr. ’63 SA – Football
Bill Dwyer ’65 SA – Football
Ronald Hebert ’65 SA – Football
Chris Lucas ’83 – Football
Chance Miller ’88, Miller Building Co. – Football
Coach Al Pontiff
Tom Rini ’67 SA – Football
Dr. Leni Sumich ’90, Eyecare Associates – Football
Joe Winkler ’69 SA – Football
Crimson Sponsors
Gregory Breerwood ’65 SA – Football
George “Lucky” Chaplain ’65 SA – Football
David Ducote ’04 – NJROTC
Joseph Kott, MD ’66 SA – Football
Michael Maginnis ’65 SA, The Maginnis Law Firm LLC – Football
Michael Maginnis ’65 SA, Maginnis Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC – Football
Edward O’Rourke, Jr. ’66 SA – Football
Ben Plaia ’65 SA – Football
Jim Schilleci ’65 SA – Football
Larry Tillman ’67 SA – Football
David Trepagnier, Jr. ’14 – NJROTC
Marcel Tullier ’97 – Football
Michael Zibilich ’66 SA – Football
Crusader Sponsors
Barry Bacon ’67 SA – Football
Paul Boquet ’01 – Cheerleader
Perren DuRapau ’12 – Cross Country
Andrew Genois ’14, IMPERA Wealth Management/Charles Genios – Football
Anthony Maenza ’75 – Cheerleader
John Mayer ’75, J & L Mayer Services, LLC – Cross Country
Rickey Schultz ’71 – Football
Joseph Smith ’65 SA – Football
David Trepagnier, Jr. ’14 – Cheerleader
Ted Williams ’67 SA – Football
Scott Zazulak ’83 – Cross Country
Zazulak Services, LLC

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Soccer

Soccer

Members of the Brother Martin Soccer community gathered on New Year’s Eve day at Farley Field. Current Crusader soccer players kicked off an intra-squad match at noon followed by the Alumni Match. Alumni players wore jerseys partially sponsored by Club Soccer. For the second consecutive year, the match ended in a shoot-out with the White team defeating the Crimson. After the matches, everyone enjoyed jambalaya, gumbo, sandwiches and dessert provided by our “Soccer Parents”. Event sponsors were:

Gold Sponsors

Michael Incaprera ’11

Crimson Sponsors

Michael Castagnetta ’87
Eric and Judy Rodriguez

Crusader Sponsors

Craig Bauer ’65 CJ – Bauer and Associates, Inc.
Nick Morcos ’13
Craig Wills – Southern Brain & Spine

Student Ministers

Student Ministers

Fr. Paul Hart ’70 directed the annual Alumni Day of Reflection. The theme of the day was “Spiritual Fitness: Getting Back in Shape with God”. Alumni listened to presentations, participated in Reconciliation, the Way of the Cross, the Rosary and personal reflection. Fr. Paul celebrated Mass in The Branton Chapel followed by lunch in The Terrace. Serving on the committee were chairman Randy Oddo ’62 SA, Judge Bob Burns ’62 SA, Bro. Louis Couvillon, John Hodges ’62 SA, Tony Melito ’76 and Wayne Wellmeier ’86.

Tennis

Tennis

Save the Date!
March 20, 2015
UNO Tennis Center

Tennis alumni are invited to participate in the Brother Martin Tennis Tournament.

The Brother Martin Tennis Tournament once again enjoyed beautiful weather this year at the University Tennis Center at UNO. The day started with a continental breakfast, coffee and other special beverage treats. Awards were presented in 11 Men’s and Women’s divisions. Guests were treated to a Parade of Prizes, delicious food and drinks and message therapy was available compliments of Dr. Ben Dichiara ’01 and All-American Medical & Chiropractic. Kerri Becker, Susan Coco, Christina Dauterive, Karen Fair, Aileen Foley, Mary Fontana, Missy Forschler, Joann Gahagan, Jeanne Gallo, Danielle Guidry, Debbie Lewis, Lisa Lozes, Ron McDonald ’82, Cheri Miller, Billy Moore ’80, Liz Nail, Susie Newburger, Kathleen Roevens, Jan Schmidt, Lee Stall ’82, Pam Street and Debbie Teachworth served on the committee.

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Wrestling

Wrestling

The Brother Martin Wrestling community reunited in December 2013. Alumni, family and friends attended the Trey Culotta Tournament followed by a reunion at The Bayou Beer Garden. The Crusader wrestlers delivered another tournament championship as spectators watched the two-day event. Patrons enjoyed jambalaya and po-boys served by Pigeon Caterers and beverages. Event sponsors were:

Gold Sponsors

1971 Wrestling Team Charter Members – Steven Arbour ’73
Bruce J. Cuccia Insurance Agency/Allstate
Rehab Access Physical Therapy – Scott Delahoussaye ’89
Al Giraud ’81
Joanne & Ray McCabe ’78
G.T. Michelli Co., Inc. – Joel McMullen ’79
Randon’s Cleaners – Michael Merritt ’75
Manuel Sala ’46 SA
Scariano Brothers, LLC – Mark Scariano ’78
Anytime Fitness Bywater New Orleans – Mark Segreto ’85

Crimson Sponsors

Brandon DuMontier ’94
William Louree ’54 SA
Tommy Ridgley ’82
Thomas Ridgley ’12

Crusader Sponsors

Tom Branighan ’05
Ben Dussouy ’08
Joe Gulotta ’02
Jim King ’45
Scott Oswald ’75
George Wax ’45 SA

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